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Sarah Watts
Sarah Watts is a freelance writer and stay-at-home mom in the Chicago suburbs. You can find her online at her personal blog,, where she writes about baby poop, panic disorders and raising a son with special needs.

Entries by Sarah Watts

Can We All Just Relax About Casual Sexism?

(3) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 11:25 AM

Gender is a hot topic on social media this week, like this video. In my Twitter feed, no less than three women tweeted that they had watched this commercial and "cried out of guilt." Apparently, according to the video's description on the Huffington Post, parents give...

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As Long As It's Healthy.... But What If It's Not?

(10) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 3:18 PM

Six months into our pregnancy with Henry, after our bombshell diagnosis of spina bifida, Lou and I would make regular treks up to Park Ridge to see our Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist, who kept us abreast on how the baby was doing in utero. Since I'm ridiculously extroverted and...

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A Letter to Judgy McJudgerson About the iPad Potty

(1) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 2:25 PM

Dear Judgey McJudgerson,

This is the picture you shared today on Facebook:

You were shocked. Aghast. Horrified. Can you believe it? There are some parents (lazy jerks, I bet) who actually use these things to get their child to use the potty....

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